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Prevent pests and disease in edible gardens

  • Oak Park Library Maze Branch 845 Gunderson Avenue Oak Park, IL, 60304 United States (map)

Essential tips for both the fall and spring

Presenter: Dan Gibbs
Date: Saturday, October 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Oak Park Public Library, Maze Branch, 845 Gunderson Ave, Oak Park, IL 60304

With a minimal amount of strategic effort you can set up your edible garden for success. Did you know that the care you take in closing your edible garden for the winter will have a direct effect on preventing pests and diseases the following spring? Conventional growing methods say if you see a pest you spray it. Learn how to grow clean healthy food without pests and diseases by managing nutrition & organic material in your soil, plus using a few more simple tricks. Dan Gibbs is an OPRF native who has been using organic growing methods for 15 years as a commercial farmer and avid gardener. Local agriculture is one of his passions.

Earlier Event: October 26
Volunteer Meeting
Later Event: January 27
Crop Planning Workshop